Campus Ministry Office
The Campus Ministry Office serves as the spiritual center of the school.
The service program, retreat program and liturgies are run out of this office by the two campus ministers, Mrs. Erin Bright (service) and Fr. Josh Warshak, O.SS.T. (retreats and liturgies).
Students are required to attend their yearly, grade level retreat. All of our retreats focus on developing a culture and understanding of "Faith-Filled Masculinity", leading students throughout their 4 years at DeMatha to cultivate an understanding of what it means to be a man of faith and to live that faith in the world. Each retreat is also tremendous opportunity for the students to spend time bonding as a class and enjoying time away from the regular school day.
The Freshman Retreat is held at the very beginning of the year, the Sophomore Retreat is held in the spring, and the Junior Retreats are small group-based and held in the winter. The Senior Retreat is a two-day, overnight experience titled "Reflective Masculinity: God's Work in Our Lives" and is held near the end of November.
Liturgies are throughout the school year, to commemorate major events (beginning of the year, end of the year, St. John DeMatha Day) and Catholic holy days of obligation. This is a wonderful time for the students to gather as a school community around the purpose for our school, raising believers in Jesus Christ.